When can I retire from COA ERS?
Members are entitled to receive a monthly retirement benefit from COA ERS when they meet the following age and service eligibility requirements and apply for retirement:
*To meet this retirement eligibility, a Member must either be an active-contributing Member at age 62, a terminated vested Member, or a proportionate Member with five years combined Creditable Service.
- Any number of years Creditable Service at age 62*
- 20 years Creditable Service at age 55
- 23 years Creditable Service at any age
Creditable Service/Membership | Contributions | Proportionate Service | Service Purchases
Retirement | Lump-Sum Payments | Retirees Working for the City of Austin | Retiree Health Insurance
Leaving City Employment | Other Information
The Frequently Asked Questions document is intended to provide general information to Members. Member specific questions should be directed in writing to the COA ERS Staff. If there is any difference between the information provided in this document and the law or policies that govern COA ERS, the law and policies will govern.